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Best Places To Live Near North Central, Raleigh, NC

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  • North Central, Raleigh, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 6,392
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • Holly Springs, NC
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 30,126
  • For the past 4 years, I have enjoyed my time living in Holly Springs, North Carolina a clean and excellent community in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Holly Springs is a multicultural suburb…[read more]
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  • Morrisville, NC
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.7km away
  • Population: 22,600
  • The city wraps in in the loving arms of charming, beautiful Southern architecture and trees that offer shade for a peaceful walk almost any time of the year. Summers can get a bit hot, but it's not…[read more]
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  • Apex, NC
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 43,893
  • This place is okay. Please delete my old review. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .…[read more]
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  • Wake Forest, NC
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 36,472
  • There is so much to say about this beautiful place! I was born and raised in Wake Forest, NC and growing up here was so much fun. It has a home town feel and everyone is very friendly. Everyone looked…[read more]
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  • Cary, NC
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 155,822
  • I want to move to Cary NC for lots of reasons It's great to raise a family it has low crime great schools affordable housing everything is a great stat for this place except the cost of living although…[read more]
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  • Five Points, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.2km away
  • Population: 8,393
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  • North, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 76,649
  • North Raleigh NC is a great place to raise a family. I have lived here for over 20 years and have grown with the town. We currently live in the North Hills area. This area of town has more than 27,000…[read more]
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  • Hillsborough, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 2.2mi / 3.6km away
  • Population: 14,634
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  • Wade, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 2.7mi / 4.3km away
  • Population: 8,992
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  • Glenwood, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 7,562
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  • Knightdale, NC
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 13,787
  • Knightdale, North Carolina is a great place to live! I've spent the last 24 years here and plan on spending the rest of my life as a resident of this town. We have so many different things to do, are…[read more]
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  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 22,722
  • Living here in Fuquay-Varina reminds me of an old storybook country living survival guide. Never heard of one? Well, here goes. I will take the time to explain to you how living in a city such as this…[read more]
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  • Clayton, NC
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 18,553
  • I have lived spent over 20 years in Clayton. It's fairly safe and very affordable. The downtown is small but quaint and has a few great shops and restaurants. Compared to neighboring Garner, Clayton…[read more]
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  • West, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 4.9mi / 7.9km away
  • Population: 37,998
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  • Raleigh, NC
  • City: 0.7mi / 1.1km away
  • Population: 441,326
  • Great for families.. Cost of living is pretty great. People are mostly friendly. Crime is low. Very diverse group of hard-working people. Lots of parks and great weather. Highly recommend giving Raleigh…[read more]
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  • Northwest, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 8.7mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 81,974
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  • Southwest, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 3.1mi / 5.0km away
  • Population: 22,629
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  • Garner, NC
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.2km away
  • Population: 27,625
  • After living in Raleigh for several years, I decided to move to Garner, NC. about 30 minutes outside the capital. The small town life has an appeal for me. The weather is moderate most of the year, but…[read more]
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  • Northeast, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 6.2mi / 10.0km away
  • Population: 87,424
  • While I was in college, I lived in the northeast Raleigh area. It is one of the busiest areas I have lived in, but I wouldn't have traded it for anything. My apartment building was very quiet, and I was…[read more]
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  • Six Forks, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 3.5mi / 5.6km away
  • Population: 10,549
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  • Mordecai, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 0.7mi / 1.2km away
  • Population: 2,801
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  • Rolesville, NC
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 5,583
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  • Wendell, NC
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 6,298
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  • Southeast, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 4.0mi / 6.4km away
  • Population: 28,074
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  • Archer Lodge, NC
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 4,614
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  • Durham, NC
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 251,761
  • I don't know what all the hub bub is about but I personally feel Durham is over rated. First off the amenities here are limited. Looking at the list on this site they listed the children's museum…[read more]
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  • Falls Of Neuse, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 9,631
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  • South Central, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 1.3mi / 2.1km away
  • Population: 8,076
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  • Central, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 1.2mi / 1.9km away
  • Population: 5,240
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  • Wilson's Mills, NC
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 2,433
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  • East Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 11,665
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  • Youngsville, NC
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 1,457
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  • Angier, NC
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 5,079
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  • Smithfield, NC
  • City: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 11,746
  • We moved to Smithfield when I was a kid. It is a rural town in the sand hills of North Carolina about 30 minutes outside of our capital, Raleigh. The cost of living is reasonable, but not very many high…[read more]
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  • South, Raleigh, NC
  • Neighborhood: 4.3mi / 6.9km away
  • Population: 17,197
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  • Zebulon, NC
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 4,813
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  • Gorman, NC
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.6km away
  • Population: 941
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  • Selma, NC
  • City: 25.2mi / 40.6km away
  • Population: 6,325

Listed above are the best places to live in North Central, Raleigh, NC for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - North Central, Raleigh, NC, followed by the best places to live near North Central, Raleigh, NC, sorted by Livability Score.

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